The Institute for Health and Sport (IHES) is one of two Flagship Research Institutes at Victoria University. It addresses real-world problems of local, national and global relevance in health, sport and active living, across four multi-disciplinary research programs.

The Institute has a wide scope, encompassing institutional research in exercise science, active living, chronic disease, biomedical sciences, technology, nursing, community health, psychology, public health, sport performance, sport in society, sport participation and sport business.

The achievements of the institute are reflected in Victoria University's extraordinary reputation for sport research, resulting in a world number 7 for sport science education (ShanghaiRankings).

Contact us

Institute for Health and Sport
Victoria University
PO Box 14428
Melbourne, VIC, 8001

We're located in Building P, Room P136, Footscray Park Campus.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +61 3 9919 2685